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List of Shameless Writers

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List of every famous television writer who has written for Shameless, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for Shameless. Staff writers as well as guest writers for Shameless are included when available, along with more information about each Shameless writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of Shameless, then this writing staff from Shameless should be studied closely. You can also find more shows with great writing on our list of other shows like Shameless.

William H. Macy and Mike O'Malley are included in this list.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for Shameless?” 

  • Alex Borstein1

    BirthplaceHighland Park, Illinois, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenShameless, Family Guy

    EpisodesHurricane Monica, But At Last Came a Knock, It Takes a Village Idiot... and I Married One, It Takes a Village Idiot, and I Married One

    Alexandrea Borstein (born February 15, 1971) is an American actress, writer, producer, and...  more

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  • 2

    Carmel Morgan

  • 3

    Cindy Caponera

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  • 4

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Series WrittenExile, Accused, Linda Green, Shameless

    EpisodesEpisode 2, Episode 1, Shameless Episode 1.3, Liam's Story, Episode 3

    Danny Brocklehurst (born June 1971 in Hyde, Cheshire) is a BAFTA and International Emmy...  more
  • 5

    Etan Frankel

    Etan Frankel is an American playwright and television writer and producer....  more
  • John Wells6

    John Wells

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenSouthland, The West Wing, Citizen Baines, Presidio Med, ER

    EpisodesPilot, A Walk in the Woods, Faith, Dear China Beach, Another Perfect Day

    John Marcum Wells (born May 28, 1956) is an American theater, film and television producer,...  more
  • Mike O'Malley7

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenShameless, The Mike O'Malley Show

    EpisodesPilot, Killer Carl, Parenthood, Summer Loving

    Michael Edward O'Malley (born October 31, 1966) is an American actor and writer who has...  more
  • Nancy Pimental8

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenSouth Park, Shameless

    EpisodesSummer Sucks, Daddyz Girl, Prehistoric Ice Man, City on the Edge of Forever, The Tooth Fairy Tats 2000

    Nancy Marie Pimental (born May 31, 1965) is an American actress and film and television writer....  more
  • 9

    Nathan Jackson

  • Paul Abbott10

    BirthplaceBurnley, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Series WrittenCracker, Sharman, Clocking Off, State of Play, Masterpiece

    EpisodesEpisode 2, But At Last Came a Knock, Episode 4, Shameless Episode 1.2, True Romance (2)

    Paul Abbott (born 22 February 1960) is an English television screenwriter and producer. Abbott...  more
  • 11
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  • William H. Macy12

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series Writtenthirtysomething, Home Fires, Shameless

    EpisodesSifting the Ashes, Can I Have a Mother, Fathers and Sons

    William Hall Macy Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor and director. His film career...  more

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